RAN Flight suit : Lieutenant Commander G Lunn, Royal Australian Navy

Accession Number REL29025.001
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Uniform
Physical description Metal, Nomex, Nylon, Velcro
Maker Australian Government Clothing Factory
Place made Australia: Victoria
Date made 1979
Conflict Egypt [Sinai] (MFO), 1982-1986, 1993 -

Australian Defence Force issued olive green flying suit with rank slides of Lieutenant Commander on both epaulettes. The material appears to be a herringboned Nomex. The front zipper pulls from the collar to the crotch and has a large circular metal ring attached to it. On the left upper arm is a orange, white and black embroidered circular patch for the 'Multinational Force and Observers'. Under this is a sleeve pocket with a zippered pouch and a pair of metal pen retaining clips. The upper right arm has an embroidered Australian flag. Under this is a small sleeve pocket and two metal pen retaining clips. The right sleeve has several dark stains in the fabric. Above the right breast pocket is a triangular yellow embroidered patch with a anchor and the word 'NAVY' in blue embroidery surrounded by a white embroidered length of rope. Above the left breast pocket is a rectangular black and white embroidered name tape with a pair of yellow, red and white Naval Pilot wings above the name 'GRAEME LUNN'. Around the waist are a pair of adjustable Velcro tabs. On the cuffs of both sleeves and the hem of the trouser legs are also adjustable Velcro straps. On the right side of the upper right thigh is a parachute knife and green nylon pouch and scabbard. Size 95-100S.

History / Summary

This Australian made Royal Australian Navy (RAN) flight suit was worn by Lieutenant Commander Graeme Lunn in the Sinai when he served as part of the Multinational Force and Observers.